3rd PH (117th ) INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS/HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN PARADE ON JUNE 6, 2015

EPCC NEWS
April 01, 2015

3rd PH (117th ) INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATIONS/HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN PARADE ON JUNE 6, 2015

Los Angeles– The 3rd PH Independence Day Celebrations Organizing Committee was organized and ready for the 3rd (117th) PH Independence Day Parade in Historic Filipinotown.

The 3rd HFT Celebrations Organizing Committee is comprised of the Ms. FILAM International who is responsible for the LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN Contest, the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) the newly formed national organization, Pilipino American Kultural Society in Action (PAKSA), the Pilipino Institute For Language Arts and Culture (PILAC) and the Philippine Consulate General of Los Angeles as the initial organizing committee member organizations.

It was named celebrations because it will not be only responsible for the parade in the Historic Filipinotown on Saturday, June 6, 2015 on the 3rd time but because it will be more comprehensive and will cover the whole gamut of the celebrations of the 117t7h Philippine Independence Day, June 12, 2015

Activities Set for June 5 and 6, 2015

This time the 117th Philippine Independence Day Celebrations has grown bigger and better and will have four major features:

1) The LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN 2015 Contest that will be held on June 5 at the Castaway Restaurant in Burbank. The winner of the said contest will be the LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN Muse for the 3rdHistoric Filipinotown Parade on the next morning, Saturday, June 06, 2105.

2) The 3rd HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN PH INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE to be held on Saturday, June 06, 2015 from 9;00 AM to 0 11;30 AM The parade will go around the Historic Filipinotown Temple and Beverly Corridor.

3)The HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION AND FAIR to be held after the parade on the grounds of the Silver Lake Medical Center (SLMC) on June 6 from 12;00 to 4;00PM. It will feature the public coronation of the LAKAMBINI NG KALAYAAN Beauties, a free public variety shows and fair for private and non-profit organizations.

4) The 20th Anniversary of the Filipino-American Mural
in Unidad Park at Beverly St. There will be a Youth Festival sponsored by the Los Angeles Land Trust (LANT) and the District 13 Office of Councilman Mithc O’ Farrell.

The Filipino-American Mural is the largest mural of the Filipino American community in the United States. It was called “ Gintong Kasaysayan, Gintong Pamana.’

For more information please call Al Garcia at(213)241-0995 or (323)253-1818 or email us Pilipinokami76@yahoo.com or visit our website at www.newfacla.org

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